Obituary M A W Mitchell

Late M. A. W. Mitchell
The death occurred on December 30 of Mr. Alfred William Mitchell, of Cornhill Road, Victor Harbour (sic), in his 73rd year. Mr. Mitchell had been in ill health for a considerable time and spent many months in hospital during the past year. Born at Torrens Vale, he spent his early days there and in 1914 took up farming at Mintaro. In 1948 he retired to Victor Harbour. where his friendly disposition made him well respected throughout. He was an active member of the bowling club and took a keen interest in other local sports.
Prior to the funeral at the Victor Harbour cemetery, a service was conducted by Rev. G. Culum. Present at the graveside were many northern country people.
Mr. Mitchell is survived by his widow, a son, Eric, of Mintaro, and daughter, Mrs. G. Hughes, and five grandchildren.